President of Zimbabwe, Mr. Robert Mugabe, at the Eagles Square, Abuja, venue of Nigeria’s presidential inauguration on Friday, snubbed some journalists who asked him when he would step down as president of his country.
The new governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, says he will never take the people of the state for granted. The governor explained that such was one of the lessons he learnt in the general elections.
It was free brooms for everyone at the inauguration ground as a trailer brought a full load of the article to the Eagles Square. Never one to shun free things, many Nigerians including security personnel were seen jostling to get the free brooms.
The Eagle Square was a ‘no-go’ area for those without official invitation or accreditation to the inauguration ceremony, but for some set of Nigerians, nothing could stop them from attending the event, with or without invitation or accreditation. A group of people was stopped by security agents at the Ministry
The new Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Friday at the Okpara Square in Enugu urged the people of the state to tighten their belts in the face of declining allocations from the Federation Account. Ugwuanyi, who succeeded Sullivan Chime, described his government as one of “seamless continuity and consolidation.
The Chairman, Planning Committee of the Nigeria Maritime Expo 2015, Ayorinde Adedoyin, has urged stakeholders in the maritime sector not to abandon the platform in order to discuss ideas that will help shape the future of the industry. He also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to support to the sector, which
Wanted: Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Chad said on Friday that its army killed at least 33 militants from Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist group and lost three soldiers in heavy fighting on an island on Lake Chad earlier this week.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday warned political forces or anyone who thought he would be answerable to him in the next four years, saying he belonged to nobody. He spoke soon after he was formally inaugurated as the successor to Dr.
The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Friday, described President Muhammadu Buhari’s inaugural speech as laying out “a powerful agenda.” Kerry, who gave assurance that the United States would support the new administration to tackle insurgency and the economic challenges bedevilling the country, was accosted by journalists within
The Island Club recently honoured some prominent citizens, including the Osile Oke-Ona of Egbaland Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, for their selfless service to humanity and their commitment to improving development across the country. The event, which also marked the valedictory ceremony for the outgoing chairman of the club, Prince Ademola Dada,
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has hailed the inaugural speech of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as a sign that the president is ready to serve all Nigerians, not minding their political affiliation.
Viva Cinema Company Limited has again opened a new film house in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Sponsored by Bank of Industry (BoI), the company’s latest cinema house was opened to movie goers amidst a huge ceremony, last Friday. The gesture by BoI is part of its ‘Nollyfund’ initiative, whereby
It was indeed a spectacular event last week as the Copyright Society of Nigeria rolled out the drums to mark the fifth anniversary. Notable stars graced the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja to celebrate with COSON on the anniversary.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday presided over a valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council during which his ministers eulogised him for his achievements in office in the last five years and thanked him for appointing them into his cabinet. Former Minister of Finance, Dr.